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CLK 09R - Legal Clerk At BC Public Service


Kelowna, Bc

Job Description

Legal Clerk
Clerk R9

An eligibility list may be established.

Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly, and by striving to develop the most effective methods to administer justice in the Province. BCPS prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BCPS provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General is responsible for the administration of the Branch, which is divided into five regions which are headed by a Regional Crown Counsel. Additionally, Headquarters and Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (CASP) have offices in Vancouver and Victoria.

As a Legal Clerk, you will perform a variety of legal support and administrative support services for Crown Counsel and the public for BC Prosecution Service files. This will include reception duties and performing redaction (entry level) for the purpose of disclosure to defence counsel. You receive administrative supervision from the Office Manager and District Administrator and report to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction.

Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgment will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment. Working with limited direction, you will demonstrate exceptional organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with our key stakeholders.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent.
  • A combination of two years of administrative support/clerical experience, education and/or training.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with legal office experience.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with justice sector experience.
  • Preference may be given to those with experience using the JUSTIN database system.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required.

Cover Letter: NO

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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